Marjorie Bernice Sundt
Marjorie Bernice Sundt, age 87, of Cokato, formerly of Minnetonka, died Friday, May 12, 2006 at Cokato Manor, where she had lived for five years.
Marjorie was bom May 30, 1918 in Oberon, N.D., the daughter of Ole and Viola Gamaas. She grew up Northfield, Minn., graduated from Northfield High School, and attended St. Olaf College.
In 1942, Marjorie graduated from the Fairview Hospital School of Nursing.
From 1943 to 1946, she served in WWII as an Army-Air Force nurse and was stationed in Chico, Calif. After the war, she returned to school, and received her degree in public health nursing from the University of Minnesota in 1947.
Marjorie was united in marriage to Donald M. Sundt June 18, 1947. They had three children, and lived in St. Louis Park, New Hope, and Minnetonka. They spent their retirement years in Bella Vista, Ark.
Majorie is survived by daughters Ginny (Bill) Fiedler of Cokato, and Beth (Bob) Nicoll of Bloomington; a daughter-in-law, Paula Sundt; five grandchildren, Jack (Robin) Fiedler, Lori (Frank) Anderson, Paul Fiedler, Molly Sundt, and Joe Sundt; one great-grandchild, Will Fiedler, son of Jack and Robin; a sister, Louise Arvesen, of Battle Lake, Minn.; and a brother, Bud Gamaas, of Lake San Marcos, Calif.
She was preceded in death by her husband; a son, David; and two brothers, Bill Gamaas and Nes Gamaas.
A visitation and memorial service took place Wednesday, May 17, at Westwood Lutheran Church, St. Louis Park, where Marjorie was a charter member since 1948. Following the service, a private internment took place at Sunset Memorial Cemetery, Minneapolis.
Arrangements were by Washburn-McReavy of Edina.
A memorial service for Marjorie will also take place at Cokato Manor for residents and staff Tuesday, May 30 at 10:30 a.m.
Herald Journal / Enterprise Dispatch